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Latvia’s ruling coalition promises to consider Karlis Sadurskis as most probable PM candidate

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUPartners of the coalition promise to consider one of the most probable prime minister candidates in Latvia – Karlis Sadurskis. Political parties are nevertheless reluctant to give any early promises in regards to supporting him.

Even after talks with President Raimonds Vejonis Latvian Finance Minister Janis Reirs has not changed his mind in regards to becoming a PM candidate. With that, it is possible Sadurskis will be chosen instead. Sadurskis may agree to become prime minister, according to unofficial information.

It is possible the president will make his choice in the next couple of days.

Coalition partners have yet to express unanimous support to any one candidate as well.

Leader of the Saeima faction of the Union of Greens and Farmers August Brigmanis notes – if Vejonis nominates Sadurskis, the party will speak with him. Nevertheless, no promises are given.

Janis Dombrava, board member of the National Alliance, notes that his party is still in consideration of Sadurskis as a PM candidate. Sadurskis has not yet been mentioned in official talks, said Dombrava. Raivis Dzintars, co-Chairman of NA, also mentioned that it is first necessary to wait for an official nomination. Only then will the National Alliance will be ready to discuss this candidate.

As it is known, Raimonds Vejonis met with Janis Reirs today to discuss the formation of the new government in Latvia. Vejonis has meetings scheduled with potential PM candidates until Friday, 8 January, according to information published on the official website of the president’s chancellery.


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